Vibrations

Vibration Stimulation as a Non-Invasive Approach to Monitor the Severity of Meniscus Tears

Author(s): Mohsen Safaei, Nicholas B. Bolus, Daniel C. Whittingslow, Hyeon Ki Jeong, Alper Erturk, Omer T. Inan
Vibration Stimulation as a Non-Invasive Approach to Monitor the Severity of Meniscus Tears 983 231 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Musculoskeletal disorders and injuries are one of the most prevalent medical conditions across age groups. Due to a high load-bearing function, the knee is particularly susceptible to injuries such as…

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Vibrotactile Stimulation Promotes Embodiment of an Alien Hand in Amputees With Phantom Sensations

Author(s): Marco D'Alonzo, Francesco Clemente, Christian Cipriani
Vibrotactile Stimulation Promotes Embodiment of an Alien Hand in Amputees With Phantom Sensations 556 235 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Abstract Tactile feedback is essential to intuitive control and to promote the sense of self-attribution of a prosthetic limb. Recent findings showed that amputees can be tricked to experience this embodiment, when synchronous…

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